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president obama step downs four years from now, and president obama's popularity is now the highest it has been since the first few months he was in office. today's poll numbers are a reflection of the president's inauguration speech when he spoke boldly of progressive values in the country. i'm joined tonight by joy reid, managing editor of the grio. i mean, if she were to run, if she were to announce, wouldn't there be just this groundswell enthusiasm because we know she is so qualified? >> well, i think partly because of her clear and obvious qualifications, but also, hillary land has a pent-up desire for this woman that has never gone away there was tremendous resentment between obama and hillary camps in 2008 partly because her supporters are so passionate about the idea that she should be our first woman president. it was very hard for them to walk away from that. there was a big push to get her on the ticket, to be vice president. they were disappointed that didn't happen. she then takes the job of secretary of state and really acquitted herself well. i think her approval ratings mi
. politics and math. november election, hispanic voters, obama 71%, romney 21%. >> the politics on this issue have been turned upside down. for the first time ever, there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> reporter: arizona senator john mccain says republicans who have killed reform before are rethinking. >> times have changed. americans have changed. elections have changed. you look at the demographics of this country, and the rising hispanic population, we're notgoing to win races. >> reporter: half the senators announcing monday's plan are republicans granting illegal immigrants temporary status to stay here if they pass a criminal background check, pay a fine, pay taxes and learn english. none of this before border security is improved. prince george's county resident brought here by her parents when she was 10. >> my mother's undocumented. my brother and i are undocumented but are currently waiting on our work permits. but that doesn't say that we can stay here. at any moment we can be deported and leave a 10-year- old sister behind. >> report
morning lows. >> pam: president obama got some unwelcome legal news today. a federal appeals court has struck down three of the appointments he made while congress was on its holiday break. they were for jobs on the national labor relations board. the court said it was an unconstitutional use of executive power. when the president made the appointments, senators were away for the holidays for 20 days, but the senate was officially in session. if today's decision stands, it could invalidate hundreds of decisions by the labor board that were made over the past year. >> pam: anti-abortion activists took our nations capitol by storm today. countless arrived for the "march for life" event in washington d-c. it coincides with this week's 40-th anniversary of the roe versus wade supreme court decision upholding a woman's right to the procedure. demonstrators rallied at the national mall with religious leaders and politicians including a message from house speaker john boehner. >> coming up later, alicia is ready with a sports we will talk about the warriors. their game in chicago and of cours
. >>steve: last night barack obama sat down with hillary rodham clinton whose official last day as secretary of state is this friday. why exactly did they sit down? the interview was awkward. they were giddy saying goodbye. and right at the top steve kroft said they only gave us 30 minutes which means there's not going to be real news, which there wasn't. >>brian: i think for some reason they didn't dig into anything at all. i would like to know did she pass out and hit her head? was she pushed? how did she hit her head and get a concussion? >>steve: several ways. she said -- quote -- "i still have lingering effects from falling on my head." >>brian: there was no follow-up. >>steve: you're right. >>gretchen: she was injured. she had a concussion. >>steve: that is one of the questions i have. how did you fall on your head? >>gretchen: she passed out i think is the story. to me, 30 minutes is plenty of time -- well, plenty of time to make news in 30 minutes. for me, this was more, the first thing that came to my mind when i saw the two of them together is barack obama is going to endorse hilla
. disappointed in president obama that he's punting the ball down the field for a long time. i don't understand why they can't figure this thing out. seems to be consistent with what congress seem to be able to do. >> what happens if you don't go with sequestration is you have to make the tough decisions and that compromises a hard thing to do in a month. and initially the republicans were crying oh, my god defense. we can't get defense. >> it's surprising now. >> exactly. now, a lot of folks are saying look maybe it's going to be easier to do this, let it go, move on to the other big issues and try to put together more of a plan as you move down. but you got to bring some of the spending down. but you also have to deal as phillip was talking about, deal with the taxes. you've got to have tax reform in this country. that's probably the next step. >> it's easier to push the ball down the field. that's what we always do which is a shame. >> does it have to do with they don't think this is going to have a financial impact or financial markets? >> that's right. housing is moving. the stock market i
party is in trouble. republicans were forced to back down on the debt ceiling. president obama layout a liberal agenda for his seconterm. the gop is out of favor with the young, minorities, and women, and not just at the ballot box. 49% of the nation now sees the republican party negatively. only 26% see it positively, democrats doing far better with a net positive. >> republicans talk policy and the democrats talk people. >> we have got to stop being the stupid party. >> the louisiana gov. bobby children -- bobby gentle -- bobby jindal. >> it is no secret that we have republicans damaged the party with offensive and bizarre comments. we have had enough of that. >> virginia legislature wanted to change the electoral maps. >> says forget that keeping the gop will recover. >> we have a lot of work to do. we have cleaning up to do. we have making up to do. we have stretching out to do to bring people in. >> today could be a start. >> unlikely plan will be to emphasize attacks -- a likely plan will be to emphasize the tax plan. wbal tv-11 news. >> thousands of anti-abortion activists marc
. in with brianne carter to see what we can expect today. in a matter of hours, president obama is expected to lay out his vision for immigration reform. expected to push for border security, cracking down on employers who hire undocumented workers, and earned pathway to -- citizenship for immigrants. senators unveiled a similar plan recently. obama wouldy that largely endorsed the senators efforts. he was heavily supported by -- supporters in in november's election. we talk to people in our area who could be directly impacted by reform. live in a satellite center, brianne carter. the boy scouts of america are considering changing their nationwide no gays policy. and gay members and leaders. change, theoposed different groups that sponsor could decide for themselves how to address that issue. any religious groups are upset policy may be rescinded. a vote on that policy change february 6.lace on >> a new super packages hillary clinton for in 2016. --ashington post so " reported this. clinton has reportedly and that she isenied interested in running. polls do show that she is extremely popular. fans
obama and hillary clinton gave a joint interview. it was their idea. they sat down with steve kroft. steve kroft thinks he knows why he was chosen. >>steve: steve kroft sat down with pierce morgan. he said he was absolutely flabbergasted when he discovered the white house wanted him to be the interviewer. he was asked why does obama keep sitting in the chair opposite you? he said we're fair, we do great editing and we're not going to play gotcha, we're not going to go out of our way to make him look stupid, and he knows that. >>gretchen: brit hume on special report last night put his thoughts into perspective. >> you didn't hear it on "60 minutes" but president obama is unhappy with the press. in a second weekend interview with the new republic he grumbled about fox news and rush limbaugh. president obama also complained a reporter generally treats the republicans and democrats as equivalent balancing the views of one side with the other. they fail to note one side -- his -- is trying to do what's right and -- quote -- "we haven't seen that kind of attitude on the other side." never
's the last day for the treasury secretary timothy geithner who is stepping down after holding the job for more than three years. he is replaced by president obama's current chief of staff. >>> [audio not understandable] the decision to legalize abortion. former presidential candidate rick santorum is one of the guest speakers and will join marches as they make their way to the steps of the people are court. >>> maryland two most western counties wants state support for development of an energy corridor. they are pitching a proposal in annapolis and officials from allegheny and garrett countsies say it would cree -- counties say it would create jobs and generate revenue. >>> four house -- a company made donations to local fire departments in the past. >>> three days the ravens make -- shall in three days, the ravens make the trip to the big easy and they want to be sent off in style. a huge rally is planned ahead of the departure and this morning linda so is live at the inner harbor with details and you know, we are days away from this. there's a great way fans to get out and see the t
nomination since president obama nominated him more than three weeks ago hagan tried to damp down much of the bipartisan criticism. chuck schumer, democrat of new york, key democrats shelved their skepticism and say they support him. it's not decided whether all 55 democrats are in his camp. hagel has to win over, assuming he has 55 he has to win over just five of his fellow republicans. only one republican senator thad cochran of mississippi said he is in favor. let's go to capitol hill with chief congressional correspondent dana bash. usually when a president nominates a senator, it's a no brainer, he gets the support of all his former colleagues, we saw that with john kerry, despite being a liberal democrat almost every republican voted for him to be secretary of state. dana, why has this been a heavy lift for president obama even though chuck haguele is a former senator? >> reporter: >> it really is fascinating, you're exactly right, jake, generally there is a deference given to the club or former members of the club. that is the opposite. you can see chuck hagel trying to get comf
was beaten. barack obama so empowered he forced republicans to back down on the debt ceiling and laid out a liberal agenda for his second term. the g.o.p. is out of favor with the young, minorities and women. not just at the ballot box. 49% of the nation now sees the republican party negatively. in the nbc news "wall street journal" poll only 26% positively. democrats doing far better with the net positive. hand wringing at the govep g.o.p. winter meeting. >> republicans talk policy and the democrats talk people. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. >> louisiana governor bobby on g.o.p. senate's todd aiken and richard murdoch whose comments about remain angered women. >> no doubt we had a number of republicans say things that damaged the party. >> ledge islators want to change the winner take all electoral college that gave barack obama the win. one party member says forget that. they will recover. >> we got some cleaning up to do and making up to do and stretching out to do to bring some people in. >> today could be a start. >> the leaders say the likely republican party plan wil
towards what's been a bitterly divided issue. the push is on as president obama calls for quick passage of immigration reform. >> we can't allow immigration reform to get bogged down in an endless debate. we have been debate thing a very long time. >> a golden ticket to life for a better life for my family. >> reporter: choosing nevada to unveil his plan where latinos make up close to 30% of the population, proposal includes a path to citizenship. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal and insist that they vote on it right away. >> reporter: undocumented immigrants would have to register with the federal government and pay bonds and back taxes, undergo background checks but not before increased border security can be proven. illegal immigrants would receive green cards only after every lawful applicant has gone lou the process we shouldn't be rewarding those who violate the law. >> reporter: the president's re-election with 70% of the latino vote has resulted in a shift towards compromise. but some who watch the speech fe
'm stacey cohan kron4 news. >> catherine: president obama got some unwelcome legal news today. a federal appeals court has struck down three of the appointments he made while congress was on its holiday break. they were for jobs on the national labor relations board. the court said it was an unconstitutional use of executive power. republicans had claimed the appointments created a panel that was overly pro-union. this could lead to another court battle. >> everything the president sees and hears -- goes through his chief of staff. it's one of the most powerful positions in the country. today - president obama gave the job to one of his most trusted advisers. until now -- denis mc- donough has been the security adviser. he's also been helping him out since the days obama was a freshman senator from illinois. nearly 10 years ago. >> he was able to show me where the restrooms were and how to pass a bill. i should point out that he even had gray hair back then. i've been trying to catch up to have met. at that time i have been relying on his intellect and that is continued every sense. >> c
] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero hearurn. jon: president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton sitting down together for a joint television interview. did you catch it? the formal rivals sharing the screen and laughs on 60 minutes last night. the interview left a lot of viewers wondering where were the tough questions about global hot spots and our foreign policies. let's talk about it with jim pinkerton a contributing editor and writer for the american conservative magazine. alan colmes host of the alan colmes radio show and author of thank the liberals for saving america. welcome to both of you. steve croft said it in the intro he said we barely had enough time to scratch the surface of their complicated relationship. jim, assess what scratching they did? >> no scratching whatsoever, that is for sure. every journalist has to make a choice. if you want the interview you sometimes have to take the terms that the interviewee wants whether the termser explicit or implicit. when oprah winfrey be began to interview lance armstrong. was tough question, tough question, tough
connecticut avenue and beach drive because of a downed tree along with wires in that area. >>> under way in capitol hills it has potential to be the most contentious confirmation battle of president obama's first or second term. former republican senator chuck hagel of nebraska is the nominee for secretary of defense. he is facing several adversaries on senate armed services committee but he also came with friends. would retired chairmen of the committee introduced him. one was former senator john warner of virginia. >> certain men are asked to take the point which means to get out and lead in the face of the enemy. chuck hagel did that as a sergeant in vietnam. he c-- if confirmed he will do t again. >> he will lead the pentagon at this contentious time. >> we cannot allow the work of confronting the great threats we face today to held hostage to partisanship on either side. >> if confirmed chuck hagel would be the first former enlisted man and the first vietnam war veteran to head the pentagon. >>> today the senate will decide whether the government can continue borrowing millions of d
secretary of state. but, handicapping the odds for confirmation of president obama's other nominees for important positions is tricky, like richard considered-- chordrua for director of consumer protection bureau. >> after the senate refused to give him an up or down vote in 2011, i took action to appointment on my own. >> reporter: that expires at the end of the jeer. the president renominated him this week but senator mike crappo was one that opposed the nomination last year and said this week, until key structural changes are made to the bureau to insure accountability and transparency, i will continue my opposition to any nominee for director. confirmation hearings for deputy national security advisor john brennan to be cia director and chuck headacheel to become defense secretary could be bumpy, but both men have been making the rounds on alcohol trying to convince -- on capitol hill trying to convince senators they are able to do the jobs they are nominated for. >>> an important consumer alert tonight. starting tomorrow, it could cost you more to shop with a credit card. merch
of president obama's gun package, but you say it all comes down to people's behavior. what do you mean? >> effective gun control has many facets to it. assault weapons ban is an element, significant symbolism. but the reality is you want to control behavior. the behavior of people. and that's what we did in the '90s here in new york. that's what i did in los angeles for seven years. crime is caused by people. you focus on their behavior and one of the behavioral changes is insuring that everybody that wants to buy a firearm has to basically submit to an i.d. check. that's form of behavior control. a lot of laws, a lot of tools are necessary, but effectively what you're doing is trying to control behavior. >> gretchen: you say that supersedes legislation. i just want to show some crime stats from new york when you were in charge here in the '90s. so murders fell 70%, car theft down 61. robbery down 55%. burglary down 53%. what did you do significantly about behavior? >> we had a very assertive police force, a very large police force. did the same thing in los angeles with a small police
-- >> let me tell you who he was. window went down. i looked at him, and he -- >> president obama. >> no. no. he said to me do you know mr. early, who was the general manager of my station? he said he is my closest friend, and i looked out there, and i was nauseous. >> did he tell mr. early? >> i bury things and forget about them. that's my philosophy of life. >> did you then run him off the road? >> no. i got to the -- all i could think about during the speech was, oh, my god. i flipped off mr. early's friend. i felt terrible. i don't usually do that, but occasionally it comes out. >> wow. remember you used to go by trucks and they would beep the horn, pull the horn. that doesn't happen anymore. i hate that. i hate that. it's still flu season. >> it is flu season. we're going to play a little flu-related game. >> anna post. our great friend. emily post. >> here's the thing. i just want to point out before we even start, this is the prize. if you win -- >> this is the prize? >> you get ginger and blueberries and stuff. >> oh, jeez. >> who cares about winning now? >> i'm with you. you got bet
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